Norwegian start-up provider Flyr has introduced plans for its first UK route.
The airline launched flights in 2021, initially serving home locations, and has confirmed it’s going to fly between Edinburgh and Oslo from April 8.
The year-round service will function as much as thrice-weekly, utilizing a B737-800 plane.
Flyr will be a part of Norwegian and SAS on the Edinburgh-Oslo route.
The provider is ready to take supply of the primary of six B737 Max 8 plane this yr, and has additionally introduced new routes to Prague, Stockholm, Billund and Pisa for later this yr.
Flyr’s web site states:
“Flyr is a Norwegian airline that was created for travellers in Norway and constructed up with a measurement, group, and route providing that’s tailored to on a regular basis life after the coronavirus pandemic.
“Everybody who works at Flyr is immediately employed by the corporate, with Norwegian pay and dealing situations. We now have greater than 300 staff, lots of whom have intensive expertise from corporations reminiscent of SAS, Norwegian, Widerøe, and Braathens.
“Flyr is led by Tonje Wikstrøm Frislid, the primary feminine CEO within the aviation trade within the Nordics.”
The brand new follows affirmation from Loganair that it’ll restore flights between Aberdeen and Oslo from June.
Commenting on the information Kate Sherry, aviation director at Edinburgh Airport, stated:
“It’s nice to see a brand new airline like Flyr selecting Edinburgh for its first Scottish route – it actually demonstrates the power of the market and the need to return and expertise what our incredible capital metropolis and nation has to supply.
“As a part of our restoration plans it’s vital that we work to each retain and develop connectivity to and from Scotland as we all know there’s a pent-up demand for journey, be it reuniting with households and buddies or forging enterprise hyperlinks, and we are going to proceed to map out a sustainable restoration for Edinburgh Airport.”